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  • n. Any of many complex amino acids, having a central cyclohexene ring, that protect organisms from ultraviolet light

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Examples

  • UV exposure is to make small-molecule sunscreens called mycosporines and mycosporine-like amino acids (MAAs) that absorb the harmful rays.

    New Scientist - Online News

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